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Kichakani Mara Camp

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2012

My pals and i decided to do a last minute planned safari, we got some good referals from some of our friends and we were not disappointed. The tents were very large and spacious with a raised deck facing the river and park on the other side. We could see animals while seated inside our tent. There was always hot... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2012

The safari experience was fantastic and not comparable to some of the reviews posted on the internet. We stayed at the camp for four nights and had the experience of a life time. The food was also good and the staff were very friendly. The camp has an african touch to it. Animals were right outside the electric fence and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2011

Vandalism and lost cash and electronics valued at 2500 dollars. Dirty linen, towels, and filthy bathing water. No one should ever put themselves in such danger. It should be avoided like a deadly plague. Dr. Jack Edwards

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2011

Sometimes the best places are made by the staff and Kichakani is one of those places! The tents were basic, but large, clean and comfortable, with an incredible view across the Talek River to the Maasai Mara, where giraffe and eland wandered in the evening light! What really made this camp was the staff...Evelyn, Eroch and the 2 Josephs! From... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2011

I hadsuch an amazing weekend at Mara Kichakani Camp. Its spectacular, and gives you peace and calm, the meals are irresistibly delicious, the tents are great, i loved the balconies from where you can have an evening drink as you watch wild animals from a distance. the relaxing pool side, the lovely furniture and amazing staff. Kichakani Camp is a... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2011

When staying in the Maasi Mara on a budget for 1 night all you expect is clean and tidy. This was neither. The house keeping was very disappointing. If you stay for 2 or 3 nights it may be better, but we only stayed for 1 night. One of our towels had very obviously not been changed from the previous... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2011

This no-frills tented camp could do with more attention to details. Although the tents are quite large, with double beds and simple bathrooms, they are encased in unattractive grey concrete bathroom niches. Also the other buildings would benefit from some paint, decoration and maintenance. However, all functional and clean. The garden is dry and slightly abandoned/under construction looking. Infrastructure-wise, there... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2010

This camp is build on the banks of River Talek which borders the Masai mara game park. Fenced with an electric fence which uses solar since there is no supply of electricity in the Mara. The fence prevents animals from entering the camp compound. The camp has 15 tents of which five of them were recently constructed. There is a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2010

Our first impressions of the camp were not to good, the camp is in the middle of constructing extra tented rooms and in need of some landscaping and tidying up with better reliability for the generator and solar power. The tents are ok but the bathrooms are very tired and the result of very poor workmanship. There is a swimming... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2009

From the beggining there is an excelent service, the safari and staying at kichakani camp is an unforgetable experience I would really recomend someone else to go. Roberto Stevenson

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Innovatively conceived spectacularly on the edge of the expansive Masai Mara Game Reserve, Kichakani Camp a simple but classic camp nestled amidst the big figs of the Mara. It offers a panorama of the Burrungat and Posee plains on its sides. The camp is conveniently located on the banks of the Talek River, just next to a major wildebeest crossing point. With the river as the only physical boundary between the park and the camp, it offers excellent game viewing. The camp décor and architecture is intentionally simplistic in nature, with semi-permanent grass thatched bandas fitted with tents – flash toilets and hot shower bathrooms en-suite – and a deck for outdoor sitting. The food is a fusion of African and International cuisines prepared and presented in a unique African style. Kichakani Camp does not miss to capture the romance of safari life. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kichakani Mara Camp

Address: | PO Box 5533, Maasai Mara National Reserve 00200, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Maasai Mara National Reserve
Price Range: $180 - $260 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
Also Known As:
Kichakani Mara Camp Hotel Maasai Mara National Reserve
Kichakani Mara Camp Kenya/Maasai Mara National Reserve
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